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Alphonse Mouzon

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Chairman/CEO of Tenacious Records, composer, arranger, producer, multi-instrumentalist and actor ALPHONSE MOUZON has been composing and producing beautiful music that has captivated and enthralled audiences throughout the world for over two decades. ALPHONSE MOUZON (who is an African American mixed with French and Blackfoot Indian) was born on November 21st in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended Bonds-Wilson High School where he received his early musical training from 9th grade through the 12th grade. While in high school, ALPHONSE took some drum lessons from Charles (T.J.)Garner and played drums in the various bands of saxophonist Lonnie Hamilton with organist Jesse Williams and guitarist Joe Wilson

Article: Radio & Podcasts

Classic '70s Fusion

Read "Classic '70s Fusion" reviewed by Len Davis


This week we visit the '70's for some classic fusion from Alphonse Mouzon, Michal Urbaniak as well as a couple of fairly obscure gems from Europe. Playlist Alphonse Mouzon “Nightmare" from In Search Of A Dream (MPS) 00:00 Michal Urbaniak “Deep Mountain" from Fusion (Columbia) 14:01 Isotope “Deep End" from Deep End (Gull) 22:13 ...

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Article: Profile

Azar Lawrence Has Paid His Dues...Two times

Read "Azar Lawrence Has Paid His Dues...Two times" reviewed by Chuck Koton


Tenor and soprano saxophonist Azar Lawrence has been one of the most dynamic and spiritually-charged reed players of the post-John Coltrane generation. Lawrence forged his sound in the fires of the Elvin Jones and McCoy Tyner bands in the 1970s and, for nearly five decades, he has performed and recorded with the best musicians in the ...

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Article: Building a Jazz Library

Bob Thiele's Flying Dutchman Records: Ten High Altitude Albums

Read "Bob Thiele's Flying Dutchman Records: Ten High Altitude Albums" reviewed by Chris May


Bob Thiele is best remembered for his years as the artistic director and house producer of Impulse!. He took over from founder producer Creed Taylor in 1961 and stayed with the label until 1969, when he left to run his own Flying Dutchman Records. Thiele's tenure at Impulse! was its most glorious period, when Thiele curated ...

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Article: SoCal Jazz

Jimmy Haslip: Amperes Beyond the BASSics, Part 2

Read "Jimmy Haslip: Amperes Beyond the BASSics, Part 2" reviewed by Jim Worsley


In case you missed it, Part One of my conversation with Jimmy Haslip covered a lot of ground and had a few good laughs along the way. Although we talked about the Yellowjackets, we delved more deeply into why and how he parted ways with the band some eight years ago. Haslip has been producing records ...

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Article: Album Review

Alphonse Mouzon: In Search Of A Dream

Read "In Search Of A Dream" reviewed by Chris May


2018 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of the distinguished German jazz label MPS. To mark the occasion, the label's catalogue of over 400 albums has been released on download, and a vinyl and CD remastering and reissue programme has begun. Alphonse Mouzon's In Search Of A Dream is among the first of these discs. ...

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Article: Album Review

Michael Waldrop: Origin Suite

Read "Origin Suite" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Drummer / vibraphonist Michael Waldrop's intriguing Origin Suite (deftly arranged by Jack Cooper) sweeps away musical boundaries to make its points, one of which is that big-band jazz needn't be ensnared in a time warp but is capable of changing with the times to engender songs that are as aesthetically pleasing as they are thematically stylish. ...

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In Search Of A Dream

Label: MPS
Released: 2017
Track listing: Side One: Nightmare; Electric Moon; Shoreline; The Light. Side Two: The Unknown Journey; The Ram And The Scorpio; In Search Of A Dream; Playing Between The Beat; Nothing But A Party.

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Article: Album Review

Larry Coryell's 11th House: Seven Secrets

Read "Seven Secrets" reviewed by John Kelman


Time truly is fleeting; just look at the circumstances surrounding the release of Larry Coryell's Seven Secrets, the guitarist's first studio release with his 11th House group in 41 years. The idea for reuniting this seminal '70s fusion group first came in 2015, when the lineup for a previously booked one-week engagement at New ...

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Article: Live Review

Thundercat at the Bluebird Theater

Read "Thundercat at the Bluebird Theater" reviewed by Geoff Anderson


Thundercat Bluebird Theater Denver, CO February 22, 2017 Thundercat brought the thunder. Bassist Stephen Bruner, also known as Thundercat, went low at the Bluebird Theater Wednesday night. We're talking bass that was deep and powerful enough to revive a heart attack victim. But Bruner and his band weren't simply about boisterous ...


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